Sylvia was born in San Jose, California and moved to Arizona at age 5. Sylvia considers herself to be an Arizona native and supports all of the Arizona team sports. She began her career in the legal field at the young age of 17 while a junior in high school. She has over 30 years of experience as a Legal Assistant. Sylvia currently supports four full-time attorneys in the areas of estate planning, probate and trust administration, guardianships and conservatorships, real estate matters, and civil litigation. Sylvia has been married almost her entire legal career and has three children and one grandson who is the apple of her eye. She treasures family time and her happy place is the beach.